Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hummingbirds :: Green Hermit

Green Hermit Phaethornis guy

Described by: Lesson (1832)
Alternate common name(s): Guy's Hermit, White-tailed hermit
Old scientific name(s): Phaethornis guyi


Costa Rica - 2004 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Asa Wright Nature Centre, Trinidad and Tobago - Jun, 2005 © Nigel Hacking 
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S. Central America. Andes of w. South America. Ex. ne. Venezuela;
Three populations;
(1) Costa Rica, Panama and w. Colombia.
(2) Wc. Colombia.
(3) E. of the Andes in c. Colombia, e. Ecuador and se. Peru.
(4) Ne. Venezuela and Trinidad.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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